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Jamaica Is Seeing a Big Airlift Jump

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is set to receive thousands of additional seats for the upcoming winter tourist season, according to Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett. That includes more 38,000 more seats on flights out of the United States; 42,400 …

A New Caribbean Airlift Alliance

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In a significant boost for advocates of an improved Caribbean aviation sector, a new group has been formed to spearhead efforts at regional change. It’s called the Caribbean Airlift Alliance, and it’s a group of …

It’s Time for New Thinking on Caribbean Airlift

 BY KAREEM YARDECJ Contributor As a relatively unexplored topic, I recently wrote a research proposal concerning airline route development in the Caribbean region. This overarching review suggests that this is certainly a topic which the Caribbean region stands to benefit …

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Grenada Airlift

 Grenada is looking to ramp up airlift to the island. The country has announced the formation of a new Airlift Committee helmed by former chairman of the Grenada Tourism Authority, Richard Strachan. Peter Fraser will serve as the deputy chairman …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s about to get a whole lot easier to fly to one Caribbean island. As the Caribbean tourist season ramps into high gear, Martinique is readying for a significant boost in air traffic. The French Caribbean department will …

 Above: Martinique (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell Martinique is about to get a major boost in airlift from the United States. After decades without direct flights from the continental US, the French Caribbean island will soon see a significant jump …

 By Julio OrozcoOp-Ed Contributor The importance of ‘Accessibility’ particularly Air Access and its relationship to the viability of the Regional Tourism Industry cannot be over stated. The tourism industry is heavily reliant on air transport for tourists/visitors for business and leisure …

 Above: Antigua’s booth at World Travel Market By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda expects will see increased airlift out of the United Kingdom this season, according to Tourism Minister John Maginley. Most notably, beginning Dec. 19, Antigua will …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff Air arrivals to St Lucia have increased by 5 percent in the first half of 2013, the government announced Wednesday. The increase was driven by growth from the United States market, according …

 Above: a Condor flight By the Caribbean Journal staff More air service from Germany to Barbados could soon be on the way, according to Barbados Tourism Minister Richard Sealy. According to a government release, Sealy recently held talks with Der …

 Above: Turks and Caicos By the Caribbean Journal staff The Turks and Caicos Islands House of Assembly officially reopened, following a ceremony Wednesday, with tourism at the forefront. Governor Ric Todd’s Throne Speech outlined a major push on tourism, looking …

 By Alexander Britell As the Caribbean’s integral tourism industry has been hurt by the global financial downturn, countries in the region have been forced to looked to new markets and devise new initiatives to spur both new visitors and new …